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Patsy C DiCicco

Military

Crashed near Medenblick on 11/6/44 in B-17 'Lady Jane' #42-107009, Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107009 'Lady Jane'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Kearney 16/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-F] Deenethorpe; on return from mission 12 May 1944 with Lt J.C. Sharp, Waist gunner: Alfred A. Tomkinson (KIA- flak hit - died in in base hospital). ...

Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

  • Stalag Luft IV

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Campbell, Ohio 1920
Lived in Mahoning County, OH, USA May 1942
Enlisted 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215, USA 26 May 1942

At Fort Hayes

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2020 03:56:11 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2017 16:59:38 Lucy May Changes to service number, events and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2pow.info/index.php?page=directory&rec=59213

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10349, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1994

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